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9th May 2011

judas priest

Judas Priest have released the very first photo of the new line-up. Richie Faulker replaced the retiring KK Downing last month and the band are currently preparing for the 'Epitaph' World Tour.

The band issued a statement at the time of KK's retirement and said the following about Richie;

"Fate also stepped in and delivered the perfect replacement, 31-year-old British guitar player Richie Faulkner. He has blended into the band perfectly and is a great talent who is going to help set the stage on fire."

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Priest plan to stop touring after the 'Epitaph' tour but will continue to record and will release a new studio album in 2012.


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